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Dean's blog

14 June 2024

We are once again on the other side of a successful semester in which LTH teaching staff and students have stood out with new research findings, lauded degree projects, well-earned research funding and interesting projects in collaboration with our partners in Sweden and around the world. So says Dean of LTH Annika Olsson, who would like to wish [...]

25 January 2024

DEAN'S BLOG. With strong research environments and advanced infrastructure in the shape of laboratories and mechanical workshops, LTH has the capacity to attract talent, external engagement partners and external research funding, writes Dean of LTH, Annika Olsson.

12 December 2023

The world is in urgent need of our knowledge, research breakthroughs, innovations and graduates. I would like to thank you for this year and all the important work we have done together, writes Annika Olsson, Dean of LTH.

4 October 2023

DEAN'S BLOG. Not many days will be like Tuesday 3 October. We now share the joy of Anne L’Huillier, Professor of Atomic Physics at LTH, being awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics. Let me get back to you about how we will celebrate this great occasion, students and staff, together with Anne.

25 September 2023

We can now strengthen our contribution towards the green transition through research, external engagement and educating more engineers, writes the Dean of LTH Annika Olsson in view of the news that the Government wants to invest in education and research to strengthen Sweden’s engineering prowess.

29 August 2023

LTH is a place for dreams and discoveries, and one of our strengths is that we all have different backgrounds, writes Annika Olsson, Dean of LTH.

8 June 2023

LTH should attract the talents of the future and train them to be engineers, architects, and industrial designers. Young people who have obviously been encouraged by their parents to pursue higher studies are not always the most suitable. Broadened recruitment to universities and colleges is not about lowering the requirements but rather raising [...]

13 April 2023

To succeed in producing utilisable research and innovations that have staying power and create growth in Sweden requires free research, a long-term approach, complete knowledge environments and forward-looking venture capitalists, writes Annika Olsson, Dean of LTH.

13 March 2023

A quick look at the world around us can sometimes be enough to make us feel disheartened. However, there is hope for enhanced living conditions considering the knowledge, creativity and ability to solve problems and collaborate possessed by so many students, researchers, collaborative partners and alumni, writes LTH's Dean Annika Olsson.

8 February 2023

If Sweden is to successfully manage major transitions in areas such as digitalisation, energy, new advanced materials and drug therapies, there is a need for new, long-term investment and more places on engineering study programmes, writes LTH’s dean Annika Olsson.